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Universities UK, 2019
As the UK's economy grows, in the context of global change, the needs of employers, employees and learners will also change. For the UK to prosper economically, compete internationally, and reduce economic disparities, the UK's skills base will need to be responsive and meet these changing needs. More flexible learning approaches have the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Flexible Progression, Higher Education, Access to Education
Universities UK, 2018
The traditional three-year, full-time, on-campus path to a first degree remains one of the main routes to higher education. It accounts for 58% of all students at UK universities, and has successfully increased young participation to record levels. However, for those who work while studying or have caring responsibilities, more flexible approaches…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Flexible Progression
Universities UK, 2018
Between the academic years 2010-11 and 2016-17, the number of people studying part-time at UK universities fell by 37%, with those students studying undergraduate courses part time falling by 47%. Prior research suggests that in addition to changes to the undergraduate funding system in England, factors such as the economic downturn have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Part Time Students, Higher Education, Student Costs
Universities UK, 2018
Hiring people with a higher-level education is an increasingly urgent priority for business. This is because our economy and the world of work is changing, making more flexible and new routes to higher-level education more important than ever. The Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) most recent education and skills survey found as a result…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Employer Attitudes, Labor Force Development
Universities UK, 2018
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2016-17 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. ?????Highlights include:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Income
Universities UK, 2018
The report analyses the last 10 years in higher education, focusing on applications, student demographics and graduate outcomes; staff backgrounds and expertise; and the income and expenditure of higher education institutions. Main findings include: (1) Demand for university places from 18-year-olds has increased, with those from less advantaged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Students
Universities UK, 2017
This report represents a follow-up study to a March 2016 report, "The Future Growth of Degree Apprenticeships" (ED574134), an assessment of university engagement with the very early stages of the development of degree apprenticeships. This follow-up study draws on an extensive survey of what universities are now doing and plan to do. The…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Academic Degrees, Educational Opportunities, Followup Studies
Universities UK, 2017
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2015-16 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. ?????Highlights include:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Income
Universities UK, 2017
The report presents patterns and trends in data on students and staff at UK higher education institutions covering a 10-year period that has seen a transition to new higher education funding systems across a large part of the UK. Patterns in income and expenditure of UK higher education institutions in 2015-16 are considered. For the first time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Trend Analysis
Universities UK, 2016
Degree apprenticeships provide an exciting development in vocational higher education and a new opportunity for universities. Universities UK (UUK) commissioned CFE Research to identify lessons and key challenges from universities involved to date and make recommendations to help ensure the future successful development of degree apprenticeships.…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Educational Research
Universities UK, 2016
Universities and other higher education providers deliver and award hundreds of thousands of qualifications. Graduates develop a wide range of different knowledge and skills. Employers recruit graduates, matching the knowledge and skills they have with the requirements of the jobs they have on offer. This publication seeks to identify from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Qualifications, Employment Potential
Universities UK, 2016
Universities transform lives. Going to university leads to new ways of seeing the world, to new horizons and networks, and to significantly enhanced job opportunities, but not everyone benefits in the same way. Fewer students from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds go to university, and when they do they tend not to do as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Access to Education
Contracts – Universities UK, 2016
Published in July 2012, "The Concordat to Support Research Integrity" set out five broad commitments to be made by institutions in receipt of public research funding, to help assure the government and the public that UK research meets the highest ethical, legal and professional standards. This progress report explores the impact and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Research, Stakeholders
Universities UK, 2016
Learning analytics provide a set of powerful tools to inform and support learners. They enable institutions and individuals to better understand and predict personal learning needs and performance. Universities already collect vast amounts of data about their student populations, but often this is underutilised. The current "state of the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Universities UK, 2016
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2014-15 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. Highlights include: (1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, College Applicants
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